Life of Christ Author:Giuseppe Ricciotti Jesus is the greatest paradox in history. He appears in a region of minor importance in the Roman Empire, in a nation which its conquerors describe as "a contemptible collection of slaves" (Tacitus). Not once in his life does he emerge from among this people, not once does he evince any desire to know the world of the learned, the politicians, a... more »nd the warriors who control the civil society of his day. In his own region, he spends at least nine tenths of his life in a humble little village, proverbial for its worthlessness. There he is simply a carpenter. For thirty years no one knows who he is except for two or three people who are as silent as he.
Suddenly, when he is past thirty, he emerges into public life and begins a new activity...« less